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Vertigem Azul

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Rua Praia da Saude 11D | Edificio Marina Deck, Setubal 2900-572, Portugal
+351 265 238 000
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Dolphin watching is truly unforgetable

This company operates a giant catamaran (seating 50 persons). Our group was 17 so we had a... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Hendrik V
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Ghent, Belgium
Professional, informative & welcoming

We went on a circa 3 hour dolphin watching trip with them and thought it was a very well run... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
rmhayes
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London, United Kingdom
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“success rate” (3 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Rua Praia da Saude 11D | Edificio Marina Deck, Setubal 2900-572, Portugal
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+351 265 238 000

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This company operates a giant catamaran (seating 50 persons). Our group was 17 so we had a marvelous 360° view. The ship allows you to spot and photograph the surfacing dolphins really up close. Staff is super friendly, the skipper a pro. He quickly locates...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We went on a circa 3 hour dolphin watching trip with them and thought it was a very well run operation. They used a large motorised catamaran which had plenty of shaded space and a large area of netting at the bows which you could...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

It was a thrill seeing the dolphins up close to the boat, they were everywhere! The boat was comfortable and the atmosphere pleasant. Our skipper didn't tell anything about the dolphins, I expected more personal information. He just sailed us there and back, no contact...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2017

We actually booked a full day trip through a third party, not realizing it would actually be cheaper to book direct. Definitely book through Vertigem Azul rather than the portugal-sport-and-adventure website. The catamaran was fully booked so we were put on the small RIB which...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We paid 120 euros for a dolphin watching tour, for a family of 4, but when we got on the boat we found we were sharing it with a school group of about 60 teenagers. They were loud, rude, grabbed all the best seats &...More

1  Thank LondonECJ
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

We had a wonderful time with vertigem azul dolphin watch. We spent a weekend in troia. The catamarã came (with guests on board coming from setubal) and took us in front our hotel (we were at troia blue and green design hotel, in front the...More

Thank zuleica g
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

For thirty-five euros each, we spent several hours chasing and watching the bay's resident bottlenose dolphins. There are up twenty of them. The day we were there, Vertigem Azul staff found seven. We got very close to them, with them swimming along the boat at...More

Thank John M
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Be aware, if you book the tour from Troia the catamaran will have started from Setubal and picked up passengers there. As such, there is a very good chance the best seats will be taken. Then, after what may be an underwhelming tour, you may...More

Thank Brian H
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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We saw a lot of dolphins. Crew was very friendly. We like the boat type very much: a catamaran, so stable and fast. Great to lie on the front nets just above the water so you can almost touch the dolphins.

Thank Reinier W
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

We reserved our seats months prior via email, and were reassured to see they had remembered booking. The yacht is clean, relaxed and looks safe. Oh, and yes we saw the dolphins at close proximity

Thank Adrian M
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